Course overviewThe aim of the course is to offer you the opportunity to gain the skills demanded by employers in accounting and finance, whilst achieving an internationally recognised qualification that could ultimately lead to the full AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Accounting Qualification and full AAT membership.
You will attend the College on a full-time basis over one year. There will also be study time to enable you to consolidate the work carried out in lectures.
All units are mandatory and the subjects include;
- Introduction to Bookkeeping
- Principles of Control Accounts
- Prinicples of Costing
- Business Awareness
- Sage Computerised Accounts
- Sage Payroll
You will be required to undertake a 2 week, block, work experience placement to embed your knowledge in a practical environment.
Alongside your course, if you have just missed out on a GCSE grade 4, you will have the opportunity to study English to improve your skills in this vital subject by attending structured weekly sessions as part of your timetable.
What else do I need to know?You learn through experiencing a varied programme which includes activities, solving simulated problems, lectures, group work, discussions and attempting past examinations. You will also be required to study away from lectures to ensure exam success. To help you there is a course team of friendly, approachable tutors committed to your success who will encourage you to use the College's extensive resources including computer facilities, library, private study area and careers and counselling service.
What are the entry requirements?
If you do not have these qualifications and are keen to join the course, we will be happy to consider and advise you individually.
How is it assessed?
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
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